Eriosema shirense Baker f.
var. pawekiae Verdc.

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Common names:
Status: Native
See var. shirense for general details. This variety differs in having strictly 1-foliolate leaflets, which are narrower.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: shirense: of the Shire Valley in Southern Malawi, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Grassland, Brachystegia woodland and roadsides.
Altitude range: 540 - 1290 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status:
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Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 233 - 234.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 48.

Other sources of information about Eriosema shirense var. pawekiae:

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Flora of Malawi: Eriosema shirense var. pawekiae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eriosema shirense var. pawekiae

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriosema shirense
African Plant Database: Eriosema shirense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eriosema shirense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eriosema shirense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eriosema shirense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eriosema shirense
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JSTOR Plant Science: Eriosema shirense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriosema shirense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eriosema shirense
Plants of the World Online: Eriosema shirense
Tropicos: Eriosema shirense
Wikipedia: Eriosema shirense

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eriosema shirense var. pawekiae., retrieved 25 May 2022

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